These vegan recipes for the sniffles are ideal if you have a cold, cough or the flu. Many naturalists suggest ‘honey and lemon’ but of course vegans don’t eat honey. So here are some alternatives, which you might like to try. These Wellness Shots (Full of Plants) are good to boost immunity. These contain superfoods, almond butter and coconut milk.
Immune-Boosting Ginger Shots (Simple Vegan Blog) are made with apple, lemon, ginger and turmeric. Ideal as a treat for flu or colds, and also a good anti-inflammatory.
Flu-Busting Smoothie (Be Good Organics) is a recipe from NZ. It’s made with orange, carrot, lemon, ginger and turmeric, and takes just 5 minutes. Leave out the ice in cold weather.
Switch to Reusable Hankies
Unless related to COVID hygiene rules, in your own space, switch to reusable hankies. This helps to save trees and is also more economical.
Bless Hanky makes pure linen hankies in mood-boosting colours. A striking pocket square for a wedding or colourful accessory, these can also be used a stylish table napkins. Flax thrives in less fertile soil and with less irrigation than organic cotton and needs fewer chemicals to grow. These are packed in paper mache gift boxes made from recycled paper, printed with eco inks, and labels from wood-free craft paper.
Tabitha Eve Reusable Handkerchief Set is made from GOTS-certified soft organic brushed cotton. Sold in a set of 2, these are the perfect alternative to single-use tissues. Wash cool and line dry.